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Ellen @ImEllenC the north, UK

Old enough to know better...Lover of books and gin 📚🍸 Up the women!

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Joined Twitter 10/14/10


Bit disappointed by ‘History of Wolves’ by Emily Fridlund, beautifully written but found it hard going and very disjointed.
11/13
2019
Oooh, ‘Novels That Shaped Our World’ looks good @BBCTwo nowVoted for Alex, Kelvin and Michelle #strictly I cannot warm to Saffron one little bitSaved the best til last I ♥️Kelvin and Oti #strictly @MoltonBrownUK Thank you very much to Naomi at your Manchester store who has been extremely helpful plus treated my… https://t.co/sSInKGCtT3I have just watched the best finale to a series ever, thank you @SarahTreem for #TheAffair I will miss it so very m… https://t.co/QRj8mlQ374
11/9
2019
@isobelcotogni @hayleytuttsmith @stetopping @NedBristow @JoshPenn1 @warringtonnews Very proud of all your hard work Bel xx 😘😘
11/8
2019
Happy birthday, Joni Mitchell! https://t.co/KsaJqKtnFJ https://t.co/YIJIcvxB2k
Retweeted by Ellen @radiochelsea Awww, huge congratulations Chelsea xx
11/7
2019
@KatieMorley_ @Telegraph I have just read this over my breakfast and it moved me very much, excellent work Katie.
11/5
2019
@swintonion1 It is, he’s obviously not popular with the public, should get rid pronto.
11/4
2019
@jllybeans Fabulous cast!Yep, I’m SO in #HisDarkMaterials10 minutes in and it’s perfect winter Sunday night TV already #HisDarkMaterialsOh I do love Alijaz, he’s such a gentleman #Strictly @rainyday_girl @YouTube They filmed it on the street opposite to where I work in Tyldesley. Caused great excitement for a week! @swintonion1 He signed the contract at £16k but they could’ve won 40 odd, if looks could kill, Jeff is a goner! She was AWFUL! @swintonion1 😂😂😂did you watch it? OMG!
11/3
2019
Think Jeff should take his half and run for the hills #TheWallShe is a deputy head and thinks the patella is in your toe 🤨 #TheWallI’m a very tolerant person but jeeeeez this lady 👀👀👀👀 #thewall
11/2
2019
I really like George Clarke, he’s a very warm presenter, loved the houses tonight #oldhousenewhome #@Channel4
10/30
2019
@Beewriter2 @swanseastones 😂😘😘
10/28
2019
@5Mumsie The book is on my Christmas wish list, looks fab!
10/26
2019
I loved ‘My Salinger Year’ by @jrakoff full of bookish envy for Joanna’s life! @5Mumsie I have never had an advent calendar bought for me before, she’s a real sweetheart and knows my love for a good cuppa!My lovely theatre buddy @theoutdoorslady bought me this fab @Pukkaherbs advent calendar and I can’t wait until 1st… https://t.co/5wXAcdtQc9Loving my Emmeline Pankhurst keyring from @rxTheatreShop Up The Women! https://t.co/0SDYqd0UiK
10/25
2019
Light Falls had me in tears, a fine farewell from Sarah Frankcom @rxtheatre she will be sorely missed. @jennyeclair I got it yesterday, love me a bargain!
10/24
2019
Absolutely curled up looking at this. I can picture my Ma, Aunty and all their mates doing this in a big 20-woman c… https://t.co/YuvUYiIY8u
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10/22
2019
@IamJasonHardy @BBCRadioManc Fab! Thank you! @IamJasonHardy @BBCRadioManc What time Jason? @yearsofreading on my towering tbr pile! Looking forward to it 📚📚
10/21
2019
Hey @BBCRadio2 please can Anne Glenconner be on with @grahnort EVERY WEEK?
10/19
2019
@NikStawiarski @ClaireFuller2 It is, sad it is finished now! @BookishChat @ClaireFuller2 Yes! So well written, very atmospheric @yearsofreading @ClaireFuller2 I can’t stop thinking of poor Frances!Very much enjoyed ‘Bitter Orange’ by @ClaireFuller2 a well written dark story with excellent charaterisation
10/16
2019
@indiaknight Yep, it was a boring routine! Aljaz’s great choreography dragged Emma through ( but what do I know!!)Thought Dev’s dance was boring and lacklustre this week, Aljaz’s fab choreography dragged Emma through #Strictly @theoutdoorslady @FelicityCloake @NigelSlater I meant Delia of course! @STCakeDesign @theoutdoorslady @Vintage_Village Lovely to see you too Stuart, as always! 🍰🍰 @theoutdoorslady @FelicityCloake @NigelSlater Ooh how exciting! I’m a Deli devotee with weekly brandy top ups! @theoutdoorslady @STCakeDesign Always a pleasure to meet up Jo, much love to you and I hope you enjoy the book 😘😘😘
10/13
2019
@yearsofreading I don’t blame you! No one could seriously resist! @davejthorp Ooh, bit of a shocker that oneReally enjoyed the Mark Ronson doc on @BBCTwoAljaz could make anyone look good, he’s such a fabulous dancer #StrictlyOti and Kelvin might be my all time favourite couple #Strictly @yearsofreading That place looks great,it’s a pity I live so far away..but looking at my gigantic tbr pile, maybe a blessing! @yearsofreading Spoonbenders is a fabulous book, interested to hear what you think of Whitehouses ( I was a bit underwhelmed, sorry to say)
10/12
2019
@qvcuk @swintonion1 😂😂Really enjoyed ‘Mr Penumbra‘s 24 Hour Bookstore’ by @robinsloan choc-a-block with great characters and highly original
10/11
2019
@swintonion1 I know! I also have the QVC app! Call me Maureen! 👀👀 @5Mumsie @intuTrafford Definitely! And tissues! @5Mumsie @intuTrafford Oh, have just come out...crying on my own! Renee Z is simply fabulous.Thank you to the very nice lady who gave me a free ticket to see #JudyTheFilm at the @intuTrafford as she couldn’t use it @5Mumsie @jennyeclair @greyprideuk 😂😂😂
10/10
2019
Oof, I wonder if ⁦@jennyeclair⁩ and ⁦@greyprideuk⁩ are excited as me to get the post today #OlderandWider https://t.co/qlbAL4QUCr
10/9
2019
#Motherland is just hilarious, just the tonic for a Monday night
10/7
2019
@goldenoldie7 You tell them!
10/6
2019
@jennyeclair @AnnekaRice I voted twice for her and one for Chris xI love Anneka, I cannot be persuaded otherwise #Strictly
10/5
2019
@KirstieMAllsopp @vimto Hot Vinto gets us Mancs through winter Kirstie!This week’s journal club - Vincent Feeney (SHO) does an impressive job explaining the BASICS study #Neurosurgeryhttps://t.co/d6yro4VSdd
Retweeted by EllenThoroughly enjoyed ‘The Cactus’ by @SarahxHaywood Susan is a great character, housework has been abandoned today until I finished it 📚📖 @crispriestley *NCTJ I meant to say @crispriestley My daughter is a classics graduate, was involved with student newspaper, did the NCQT journalism cou… https://t.co/h3qveKziEt
10/4
2019
@isobelcotogni Very proud, well done xxProud mama moment https://t.co/M0FET4rNjA @oldvictheatre What a load of old cobblers
10/2
2019
@swintonion1 @theJeremyVine @Mrs_katjones @mikebreakfast @bbcstrictly 😂😂😂you tell him! @Beewriter2 @hacketteonhow Xx! @hacketteonhow @Beewriter2 Always!
9/28
2019
@5Mumsie @jennyeclair Me too! @8bitnortherner Also ‘Joe’ 🤨 @BeeBabs I’m 53 and I still visit my old English teacher every other month x
9/27
2019
Finished ‘The Flower Girls’ by @aclarkplatts was a good read, a real page turner and a twist at the end that was very creepy indeed
9/26
2019
Very much enjoyed ‘The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton’ by @Anstey_Harris made me want to visit Cremona!
9/24
2019
Finished ‘The Only Friends You Need’ by @fliceverett and noticed it’s 7 years old, any chance of a follow up?! Woul… https://t.co/GC2rtccbVw
9/22
2019
I liked that, good on Anneka and she looks FAB #strictlyOti is the best, she always brings it #strictlyOoh, I like Kelvin! #strictly
9/21
2019
@uisgebeatha Me neither!Loving #Songbird documentary but I’m sorry, Fleetwood Mac lack that magic without Lyndsey BuckinghamBit late to this latest bloody madness, but I attended a talk by @HarrietHarman couple of years ago, a wise, eloque… https://t.co/Oo0PQcjHheI've been on labour ward enough times to know this will end with his pad ripped up in half and screams of "F*CK YOU… https://t.co/PyNt1BbrxU
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9/20
2019
@brainybird @OpenUniversity @OUstudents @OU_OpenDegree Well done you xx 👏💪💪💪
9/19
2019
@SarahbaxterSTM Just read this today, spot on.Blessing your timeline this morning with Brian Cox teaching Hamlet's Soliloquy to 30 month year old Theo. https://t.co/eOW9NhApAD
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9/17
2019
“Boris lied to me” #janeygodleyvoiceOver https://t.co/osq3ByB2FD
Retweeted by EllenAlexei Sayle being very funny indeed on @BBCRadio4 right nowBlimey, went through the emotional wringer with ‘If Only I Can Tell You’ by @hannahbeckerman lovely read
9/12
2019
Goodness me, just watched first episode of the new series of #theaffair the way Vic’s death was depicted was just s… https://t.co/gDLTOm7HHT
9/8
2019
@MENnewsdesk What a lovely gesture by the lady, well done to her
9/7
2019
Not my usual choice of genre but ‘The Taking Of Annie Thorne’ by @cjtudor was unputdownable, very creepy and a jolly good read
9/6
2019
Oh I did love ‘Louis & Louise’ by @julie_cohen and I did shed a little tear behind my sunglasses, excellent book
9/4
2019
‘Anything You Do Say’ by @GillianMAuthor was a good read, had me rooting for Joanna, thought provoking too
9/3
2019
Another excellent thriller, ‘Village of the Lost Girls’ by Agustin Martinez, set in the Pyrenees with a really shocking ending
9/2
2019

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